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Case No. 20-0635

James Dean Arneson
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

James Dean Arneson

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Travis M. Visser-Armbrust

Attorneys for Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
20-0635
Date Published:
Sep 22, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Webster County, Rustin T. Davenport, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J. and Greer and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (5 pages)

            James Arneson appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, claiming his trial counsel was ineffective in failing to challenge his consent to provide a DNA sample as involuntary.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s denial and dismissal of Arneson’s postconviction-relief application.

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